Program Information
· Program

Young Researchers

· Directorate

Directorate for Humanities & Social Sciences

· Program objective

Stimulate the drive for creative research conducted with vigorous effort by young researchers and encourage them to grow into outstanding scholars by creating a stable research environment and maximizing their research capacity

· Program details

Research areas: Humanities and social sciences (including arts and sports)


Eligibility: University faculty employed at the level of assistant professor or higher for at least 5 years, or researchers who obtained a doctoral degree within the last 10 years   


Summary: Provide research expenses


Period: 1–3 years


Funding: Up to KRW 20 million (USD 18 thousand*) per year

 * approximation based on exchange rate of 1 USD = 1,100 KRW

· Contact

LIM, Seok Jae; Researcher Programs in Humanities & Social Sciences (

· Project process
Jan. 2019
Feb. 2019
Apr. 2019
May 2019